Rabies is a disease caused by an RNA virus transmitted from infected carnivores and bats.  While the incidence and epidemiology have changed in the US over the past 75 years, occasional human cases still occur as was seen in a child who died from rabies infection in January 2018.

In this presentation Dr. Daly discusses the changes in reservoir distribution of the virus, and appropriate laboratory testing and treatment of the infection.

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